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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Friday 23 February 1973
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2372
C/n / msn: 42
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brazil
Narrative:
The Buffalo transport plane crashed on landing, killing three occupants.

Sources:
» Folha de Sao Paulo 24-2-1973


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